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The Side Door Saloon

1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
+1 231-347-9291
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“olive burger” (50 reviews)
“quesadilla” (20 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pub, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Doesn’t look like much on the outside, but very comfortable inside. Food was excellent, and reasonably priced. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PapaG52
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting Side Door annually for years for their olive burgers. Today our group ordered 5 and 2 of them were ordered medium but served raw and cold. Our waitress was not apologetic. The lady manager, however was very nice, apologized and took...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lbgdayton
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Probably one of the two best meals we had in Petoskey was at the Side Door. The moment you walk in it felt like "home", everyone was friendly and the Chicken salad wrap was so good, we ordered another one to take for lunch on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Trek787291
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and for the kudos to our staff, we are proud of them. Thank you, Don

Reviewed October 7, 2018

This was just flat out a good flavorful experience. My wife and I love olive burgers and decided based on reviews and closeness to our lodging to eat here. We split our choices. She chose the Olive burger and I decided on the prime rib...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank phooeypapa
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to write such a glowing review. We are glad you had a great time here and hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Don

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were immediately seated and promptly waited on. Great food in a fun atmosphere and reasonable prices!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan A
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your experience here, thank you so much for visiting! Don

Reviewed October 1, 2018

We've eaten at Side Door maybe ten times and have come away pleased each time with the service, food and atmosphere. Not an extensive menu but plenty of choices of sandwiches, salads, and entrees. The burgers are very good as is the pork BBQ sandwich...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kent S
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate you visiting and hope to see you again. Mark is one of the best Bartenders in the area, we are very lucky to have him on our staff. Thank you, Don

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Stopped in for an early dinner and found out dinner wasn't served until 4 pm. So we had a sandwich instead. All was good. The service was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DaleL533
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dale, Thanks for stopping by, we are glad that you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon. Thanks again! Don

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Had a late lunch. The burger was perfectly cooked with a nice toasted bun. The pork pulled BBQ sandwich was also good. Service was very efficient. Would have preferred to sit outside on such a beautiful day instead of a dark restaurant, but the outside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GypsyMoo
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit, sorry the outside has been closed because the sructure was damaged in a storm that went through in early September. We'll have it fixed and ready to go next spring. Thank you so much for visiting! Don

Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is the first time I have eaten at this restaurant. The food was very tasty and the prices were reasonable. Our server was very knowledgeable. We sat outside, which was a nice atmosphere. I would definitely dine here again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank amtootsie
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for dining with us, we appreciate your business very much and hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Don

Reviewed September 10, 2018

We had a party of 12 and were accommodated on a Friday in less than 15 minutes, despite being very busy. Our waitress was excellent, and the food was prepared exactly the right way for everyone. Impressive!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris B
Don D, Owner at The Side Door Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for visiting, we hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $18
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-9291
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Description
We provide great service, food and beverages delivering a quality experience comfortable for families, friends and sports fans in a friendly environment.
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